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July 13, 2007

The Doming of America

CommonDreams.org
By David Zirin

The building of stadiums has become the substitute for anything resembling an urban policy in this country. The stadiums are presented as a microwave-instant solution to the problems of crumbling schools, urban decay and suburban flight.

Read about how cities across the US can always find money for new sports venues, even while low test scores, overcrowded classrooms, crumbling infrastructure and firehouse closings are in the headlines.

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Posted by lumi at July 13, 2007 11:36 AM